Pay Range: $32,926.40 - $37,856.00 Annually
Closing Date: 6/18/2019
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At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land "One of America's Best". The Municipal Court Division of the Finance Department has an opening for a Court Services Specialist.
This position assists the Court Services Supervisor with coordinating activities associated with all court trials between the Judge, City Prosecutor, Police Department, defendants and attorneys. This position also prepares dockets; generates and sends notices, such as subpoenas and jury notices.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
- Assist the Court Services Supervisor with coordinating trial activities between Judges, City Prosecutor, Police Department and defendants.
- Maintain an effective working relationship with other City departments, the judiciary and other related agencies.
- Assist with preparing dockets for all court proceedings, including generating all complaints, subpoenas, jury charges, and jury summonses for trial.
- Process resets and motions for continuance for defendants and attorneys.
- Process all attorney letters of representation (LOR's) by placing LOR's on file and sending attorneys written notification of their client's reset.
- Verify defendant's insurance prior to court proceedings.
- Assist with planning and setting trial schedules for efficient coordination of caseload.
- Prepare all associated paperwork for appeals to County Court.
- Annually create the officer arraignment schedule for the police department
- Answer incoming calls, direct calls as required, and research informaitonn for defendants and attorneys daily .
- Perform case management duties (i.e. scanning documents to the case file).
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned or required by the Court Services Supervisor
- High school diploma or equivalent GED supplemented with course work in typing, business machine and personal computer operations.
- Some college and/or continuing education coursework is desirable.
Relatable Work Experience:
- Three years of experience dealing with the public/customer service and data entry.
- At least five years of municipal court experience is preferred.
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Training (License and/or Certification):
- Valid Class "C" Texas Drivers License.
- Must be able to obtain a Certified Court Clerk I (CCCI) certification within one year of hire.
- Must be able to obtain a Certified Court Clerk II (CCCII) certification within two years of hire.